Your printer is capable of some amazing results if you use it properly. Learn to control the settings for print quality and paper type. You’ll get better results when you choose the right settings for the job.
Learn more about using your printer settings to get the prints you want
If you notice white lines or streaks on your prints, cleaning the print heads may be in order. For HP printers, follow these tips: Step 1: Load a test page in the Main tray (plain paper will do). Step 2: Select Settings and press OK. Step 3: Select Tools and press OK. Step 4: Select Clean printhead and press OK.
NOTE: If print quality problems persist after cleaning, consult your printer manual for further calibration tips or contact HP support
Use only genuine HP inks and papers.QualityLogic, one of the world's foremost quality assurance organizations, recently tested the performance of HP inkjet print cartridges vs. remanufactured ink refill brands. *The results: original HP inkjet print cartridges far surpassed ink refills in both print quality and reliability.
One in four ink cartridge refills tested was dead on arrival or failed prematurely
25% of ink cartridge refills had some form of reliability problem
* Based on a April 2007 Cartridge Reliability Study by QualityLogic, Inc. and commissioned by HP. Testing performed on HP 96, 97, 56, and 57 Inkjet Print Cartridges. Individual results may vary. Read the Quality Logic study (638KB, PDF) or see www.qualitylogic.com for full details.